Assistant or Associate Professor, Geospatial & Surveying Engineering
Please see Special Instructions for more details.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter confirming their interest in the Surveying Engineering faculty position, and describing how they meet the required qualification for the position and available start date. A detailed curriculum vita, a teaching philosophy statement and research interests statement is also required. Letters of reference will be solicited for candidates that make the final selection. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications may be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu/postings/5106.
|Position Title||Assistant or Associate Professor, Geospatial & Surveying Engineering|
|Department||School of Technology|
|Location||Main Campus (Houghton, MI)|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||9 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Dean, School of Technology|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
Michigan Technological University, a nationally recognized leader in science and engineering education and research, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Surveying Engineering Program within the School of Technology starting August 2017.
Applications from individuals trained in surveying, geodesy, cartography, photogrammetry, remote sensing, GIS and other related geospatial sciences and technologies are welcome. Priority will also be given to candidates with an in-depth geospatial background in areas such as mobile mapping systems, aerial and terrestrial LIDAR scanning, 3D modeling and BIM, UAS development for mapping purposes, geodetic positioning, theory and application of GPS and GNSS, networked geosensors, or applications of geospatial science for environmental and other needs. Secondary areas of expertise include automated cartography, GIS-based visualization, and land surveying/registration and monitoring information systems and policies. Priority will be given to candidates who are currently licensed, or are qualified and intend to become a Licensed Professional Surveyor, along with demonstrated experience developing geospatial solutions.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
• Involve students in research projects, fieldwork, and data processing.
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
PhD in geomatics or a closely related field from an accredited institution.
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
• Advanced computer skills, particularly MATLAB.
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
• Teaching experience and relevant professional licensing or certification are desirable, along with relevant industry or government experience.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
• Strong written oral and written communication.
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities||
• Expertise in automated cartography, GIS-based visualization, and land surveying/registration and monitoring information systems and policies.
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands||
The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment||
Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date||12/15/2016|
|External Posting Date||12/15/2016|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)||
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must submit a cover letter confirming their interest in the Surveying Engineering faculty position, and describing how they meet the required qualification for the position and available start date. A detailed curriculum vita, a teaching philosophy statement and research interests statement is also required. Letters of reference will be solicited for candidates that make the final selection.
Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications may be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu/postings/5106.
Information about the School of Technology, along with the curriculum and course descriptions, can be found on-line at http://www.mtu.edu/surveying.
Michigan Tech is an internationally renowned doctoral research university located in Houghton, Michigan, in the scenic Upper Peninsula on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share a superb living and learning experience.
Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.
Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting dual career partners in attracting and retaining a quality workforce. Michigan Tech is committed to offering career exploration advice and assistance whenever feasible and appropriate at the University and in the local community. See www.dual.mtu.edu for additional information.
Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disability. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Research Interests
- Teaching Statement / Philosophy